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afroculinaria The culinary historian Michael Twitty has dedicated his career to celebrating the people whose culinary and agricultural contributions to America have been misappropriated throughout history. In August, Twitty spoke at MAD, imploring the audience to take an honest look at our gastronomic past, so that we might be able to bridge “pseudo-boundaries of race”, […]

Posted: February 26 2016
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drifting into feudalism

'Sea Slaves': The human misery that feeds pets and livestock Men who have fled servitude on fishing boots recount beating and worse as nets are cast for the catch that will become pet food and livestock feed. By Ian Urbina Read the riveting article the the New York Times here:

Posted: August 5 2015